The Encyclopedia of Storytelling

a simplified dictionary of technical terms and concepts that journalists need to know

Collaboration is great — but it's easier when people of different disciplines can speak the same language.

The Encyclopedia of Storytelling is a resource to help journalists, designers, and programmers by defining terms, techniques, and concepts that span multiple disciplines

It is an open source project you can make contributions to on GitHub.

sforzando

annotations

motion

scale

augmented reality (AR)

opacity

color

audio forensic analysis

scrolling

factbox

Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

loading screen

recapitulation

immersion

reader submissions

Google Alert

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

choice

photogrammetry

highlight

wayfinder

parallax

completion bar

form

fade-in

Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

melody

sticky position

expectation

HTML

chiaroscuro

juxtaposition

the artist's hand

introduction

Raspberry Pi

chatbot

diptych

word cloud

field of view

Markdown

feedback

fixed position

reveal

web scraping

Lottie Animation

gamification

geolocation

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)

reverse IP address lookup

rhythm

rule of thirds

timelapse

arc diagram

barchart

beeswarm plot

boxplot

bubble chart (scatterplot)

bump chart

circle packing

circular dendrogram

contour plot

convex hulls chart

Gantt chart

hexagonal binning

horizon graph

jitter plot

line chart

linear dendrogram

matrix plot

multiset barchart

parallel coordinates

radar chart

Sankey diagram

slope graph

stacked barchart

streamgraph

sunburst diagram

treemap

violin plot

Voronoi diagram